Humphrey School News: University Enters into New Partnership for Community Sustainability

From Humphrey School News, October/November 2012

The City of Minnetonka and the University of Minnesota will partner on the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), an initiative that will bring the expertise of hundreds of graduate students and faculty members to tackle sustainability-related projects identified by this community partner.

RCP faculty director, Humphrey School of Public Affairs associate professor Carissa Schively Slotterback, notes, “We are excited to advance an innovative and collaborative model of sustainability education that can build long-term capacity in the partner community, create new opportunities for engaged teaching for faculty members, and train the next generation of students to address the challenges of building sustainable and resilient communities.”

The partnership is the first of many anticipated in the years to come. . .

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